Thriller Thursday (3/15/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/15/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to chilling debuts and returning sleuths: SOMETIMES I LIE by Alice Feeney Also available in audio A March 2018 LibraryReads pick and one of Bustle’s “2018 Debuts You Need in Your TBR Pile!” My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/22/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/22/18 Edition)

The stars are aligning for two historical mysteries this #ThrillerThursday, plus a FREE cozy mystery sampler! THE WOMAN IN THE WATER by Charles Finch Two starred reviews & Finch won the NBCC’s 2017 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing Award! In Charles Lenox’s very first case in 1850, a trunk containing the body of a […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/16/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/16/17 Edition)

Our #ThrillerThursday reads include some psychological and historical thrillers, an international mystery, and a global conspiracy! NEVER LET YOU GO by Chevy Stevens In the new novel from the LibraryReads author of THOSE GIRLS, Lindsey Nash escaped an abusive marriage and has successfully started her life over with her daughter—or so she thought. “[A] superlative […]

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Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/31/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/31/16 Edition)

History & mystery abound in today’s #ThrillerThursday picks: THE 14TH COLONY by Steve Berry In bestseller Berry’s 11th Cotton Malone thriller, the former Justice Department agent faces down a former KGB agent who plans to exploit uncertainty surrounding the forthcoming U.S. inauguration wrought by a Constitutional loophole. “Once again, Berry mixes history and suspense in […]

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2015 Agatha Award Nominees

2015 Agatha Award Nominees

#ThrillerThursday BONUS: Macmillan has five nominees for the 2015 Agatha Awards! Best Contemporary Novel: THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books) WHAT YOU SEE by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books) Best Historical Novel: THE MASQUE OF A MURDERER by Susanna Calkins (Minotaur Books) Best First Novel: DEATH OF A DISHONORABLE GENTLEMAN by […]

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#thrillerthursday (01/08/15 edition)

#thrillerthursday (01/08/15 edition)

It’s #thrillerthursday and we’re reading: Doing the Devil’s Work by Bill Loehfelm “This series just keeps getting better.”–Kirkus (starred review) “Loehfelm’s third crime novel featuring the marvelously complex New Orleans police officer Maureen Coughlin is every bit as good as its standout predecessors, and provides fresh evidence that Maureen merits a long literary life … […]

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